Adoption Act 2010


Prohibition against certain advertisements.

144.— F101[(1)] A person shall not publish or cause to be published an advertisement indicating—

(a) that a parent or guardian of a child desires to have the child adopted,

(b) that a person desires to adopt a child, or

(c) that a person (not being an accredited body, the F102[Child and Family Agency] or the Authority) is willing to make arrangements for the adoption of a child.

F103[(2) In this section guardian includes any guardian of a child who stands appointed under the Act of 1964.]




Inserted (19.10.2017) by Adoption (Amendment) Act 2017 (19/2017), s. 39(a), S.I. No. 443 of 2017.


Substituted (1.01.2014) by Child and Family Agency Act 2013 (40/2013), s. 97 and sch. 2, part 21, S.I. No. 502 of 2013.


Inserted (19.10.2017) by Adoption (Amendment) Act 2017 (19/2017), s. 39(b), S.I. No. 443 of 2017.

Editorial Notes:


Previous affecting provision: section amended by Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (9/2015), s. 132, not commenced; repealed (19.10.2017) by Adoption (Amendment) Act 2017 (19/2017), s. 2(2), S.I. No. 443 of 2017.